Name: Wesley CressHonored by The Carroll County Sun for...

The Carroll County Sun Sports Profile of the Week

May 24, 1992

Name: Wesley Cress

Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Placing seventh in the vault exercise in the 13-15 Class II age group at the National Gymnastics Meet in Austin, Texas, earlier this month

Age: 14

Residence; hometown: Westminster

Education: Freshman at Westminster High; graduate of West Middle; graduate of Westminster Elementary

Family: Mother: Lydia, self-employed seamstress; Father: Gary, auto mechanic; Brother: Paul, 16, junior at Westminster High

Activities/hobbies: Baseball, football and horses

Accomplishments: Selected to work at the Olympic Trials at the Baltimore Arena in June as a runner for the officials judging the events; his all-around score of 53.65 in Texas ranked him 24th nationally

Recipient's comments: "There was a lot of good competition, but after awhile I knew I had a chance to do well. I've been in gymnastics for seven or eight years and would like to be in the Olympics or get a [college] scholarship."

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